2020 Virtual "Mechoui"



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In keeping with the objective and spirit of the annual “Mechoui” event, this online forum brings together allocators, managers and service providers for thought leadership and networking, keeping the vibrancy of local and global investing community alive and bright through this time of remote work.

On behalf of Claude Perron, founder of FiaMTL, we are thrilled to invite you to our virtual  Mechoui  (7th Edition) and inaugural Montreal Investment Forum on August 20th 2020.



4:00pm Opening Remarks - Claude Perron founder of Fiamtl and Chairman de Crystalline Management

4:05pm Interview #1: Moving to a sustainable mindset at Concordia Pension Fund, featuring Marc Gauthier, Treasurer & Chief Investment Officer, Concordia University & interviewed by Sam Reda President of Maralex Capital Inc. and Co-Founder and Chairman of AlphaCCO Software Inc.

4:30pm Interview #2: Introducing a new, large asset management firm in the institutional space, featuring Vincent Morin, President, Trans-Canada Capital & interviewed by Caroline Côté, Managing Director, Funds, Private Markets, Quebec and International Venture Capital, CPDQ

5:00pm Interview Breakouts (3 to choose from)

***Please indicate your preference of Breakout session by commenting in Step 2 of your registration in the box noted 'Special Requirements'

1. Meeting the challenges in a new alternative Investment environment

  • featuring Bill Kelly, CEO, CAIA with Stéphane Ammara, Director, Head of Canada, Institutional Business Development, Allianz Global Investors (Canada)

2. Transitioning from shareholder to stakeholder capitalism

  • featuring Jon Deneuville, Senior ESG Analyst, Castle Hall Diligence with Tamara Close, Founder & Managing Director, Close Group Consulting

3. Digital identity and  Governance

  • A panel discussion chaired by Jacques Deforges, CEO, Finance Montreal with Oumar Diallo, Directeur, Fintech et Innovation, Autorité des marchés financiers acting as moderator 
    • Panelist 1: Francis Nadeau, President and co-founder, HydraLab
    • Panelist 2: Georges Gyenizse, CEO and Founder , IPtoki
    • Panelist 3: François Bédard, Senior Development Officer, Francophone Canada Ambassador,

      Digital ID & Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC)

5:30pm Networking

7:00pm Close



Sponsorship opportunities available - please contact Claude Perron to learn more.



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Thank you to our Sponsors!